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Feline Worms: Identifying and Treating One of the Most Common Cat Health Problems

When adopting a new cat, one of the first things recommended to pet owners is to have the cat dewormed if it hasn’t been already. Worms, those nasty little internal parasites, are one of the most common health problems in cats, and they can be tricky to spot. Even after deworming kittens, both indoor and […]

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What Should I Do to Help My Dog Recover from Kennel Cough?

With the holidays nearly here, many pet owners will be boarding their pets in overnight kennels while they travel. While most kennels are safe, fun places to keep your dog while you’re away, one of the dangers to be aware of is Bordetella, or kennel cough. This highly contagious disease is very common in kennel […]

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Your Cat’s Eye Problems May Be Linked to High Blood Pressure

Cats are known for staring at their owners with wide, unblinking eyes. The amount of time we spend looking at our cat’s eyes each day might shock you, but it also makes it easier to spot problems. Eye issues, such as infections, swelling or hemorrhaging are usually pretty obvious and can be a tell-tale sign […]

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Is it Safe to Let My Dog Eat Snow?

If you live in a city affected by cold-weather winters, you will probably experience a deluge of snow and ice over the next few months. Winter weather can pose an interesting series of challenges for pet parents, especially when dogs don’t like to walk in the cold or touch snow with their paws. However, some […]

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Soothe Your Cat’s Dry Winter Skin with These 5 Tips

One of the most frustrating parts of winter is dry, flaky skin. But humans aren’t the only ones that can have this problem. Cats, too, can suffer from dry skin when the temperatures drop. Cats with dry skin are more likely to shed skin flakes or dandruff and may also have problems with itching and […]

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Help Your Pets Stress Less During Your Holiday Parties

Holidays are a time of fun and cheer for many, but they can also be a time of stress and fatigue. Just like you may be feeling overwhelmed and exhausted from party planning and the whirlwind of guests coming and going from your home, your pets can also feel this way. Pet stress during the […]

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7 Behavioral Changes That Might Indicate Your Dog is Sick

Dogs don’t have the power of speech like humans do. This is why, when they get sick, they need to show us owners they’re hurting in other ways. While some illnesses have tell-tale signs like physical symptoms, others manifest in more “silent” ways, such as a change in behavior. Pet parents who know their dogs […]

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Cats Enjoy Walks, Too: Tips for Walking Your Cat Safely

Dogs tend to be the focus of pet owner exercise tips and tricks, but many cat owners have found that their cats are willing to, and even enjoy, taking walks outside. Walking with your cat can be an excellent form of exercise and a great way to bond with your feline companion. Because cats don’t […]

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6 Ideas to Celebrate Holiday Festivities with Your Pets

We all eagerly await and feel excited about the holidays. Holidays are the time to enjoy fine dining and spending time with loved ones. And, one of the most beloved members of the family is your pet. Do you indulge your pet in all the fun of the holiday season? If not, you should start […]

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Does My Pet Require Cold Weather Protection?

When the temperatures drop outside, us humans don winter jackets, hats, scarves, mittens and many extra layers to stay toasty warm. We wouldn’t think to leave our house without these items in order to brave the harsh winds and snow outside. Because we get so dressed up to go outside, many pet owners wonder if […]

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